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Five honored with 2015 Faculty Senate Outstanding Staff Awards

The SMU Faculty Senate honored five staff members for exceptional performance with its 2015 Faculty Senate Outstanding Staff Awards. The honors were presented during the Senate’s last meeting of the 2014-15 academic year on Wednesday, May 6. This year’s winners: Karen Click, Women and … Continue reading

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Statistician and data-journalism pioneer Nate Silver to speak in SMU’s Tate Distinguished Lecture Series May 5, 2015

Statistician, author and blogger Nate Silver – who has earned a national spotlight with his innovative analyses of political polling – will deliver the next Willis M. Tate Distinguished Lecture of 2015. Silver gives the Jones Day Lecture at 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 5 in McFarlin Auditorium. > Follow Nate Silver on … Continue reading

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SMU Guildhall hosts 2015 Spring Exhibition Friday, May 15

The Guildhall at SMU hosts its bi-annual graduate exhibition showcasing video games developed by graduating students on Friday, May 15, 2015. The 2015 Spring Exhibition will honor Cohort 21: 26 master’s degree candidates who specialize in art creation, level design and programming. The … Continue reading

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Save the date: The 2015 SMU Staff Association President’s Picnic takes place Thursday, May 21

The SMU Staff Association and President R. Gerald Turner invite all University staff members to the 2015 Staff Appreciation Day and President’s Picnic. The traditional post-Commencement celebration takes place 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, May 21 on the south lawn of Clements Hall. This year’s event … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Finals week, May 4, 2015

SMU’s 100th Commencement is almost here – the end of Spring 2015 (and another academic year) at a glance: May 4: Last day of instruction May 5: Reading Day May 6-12: Examinations (no exams scheduled for Sunday) May 13: Residence halls officially close for non-graduating … Continue reading

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Tune In: Peruna Paint Project promotes the value of college

SMU students and alumni took time for their community as part of the Peruna Paint Project at Dallas’ Lee A. McShan Elementary School on Saturday, April 11, 2015. The ongoing project – in which University community members paint colorful murals using SMU themes – was … Continue reading

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SMU hosts 2015 Honorary Degree Symposia Friday, May 15

Three international leaders who will receive honorary degrees at SMU’s 100th May Commencement will participate in symposia on the main campus Friday, May 15. All symposia are free and open to the public. The symposia will feature 2015 honorees Meave Leakey, a renowned anthropologist whose … Continue reading

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James Brooks receives 2015 AAPG Presidential Award for Exemplary Service

James Brooks, provost emeritus and professor emeritus in SMU’s Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences, has received the 2015 AAPG Presidential Award for Exemplary Service, one of the highest honors of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG). AAPG President Randi Martinsen … Continue reading

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OE2C: Big savings through network printing

Project SMU: Operational Excellence for the Second Century has identified a projected savings of as much as $200,000 through cutting support for personal printers and encouraging use of network printers. The idea originated with Meadows Dean Sam Holland, who led a similar … Continue reading

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SMU to host international particle physics workshop April 27-May 1, 2015

More than 300 of the world’s leading experts on particle physics are about to converge on Dallas for one of the discipline’s most important annual gatherings. The 2015 International Workshop on Deep-Inelastic Scattering and Related Subjects (DIS), held annually in a world-class city, … Continue reading

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